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National Institute for Research Reproductive Health Phd Admission 2013

Admission Notice 2013

Admission to Ph.D. Programme – 2013

National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai, a premier institute of the Indian Council of Medical Research, conducts basic, clinical and operational research in different areas of reproductive health

The thrust areas of research include: Fertility Regulation, Infertility and Reproductive Disorders, Reproductive Tract Infections, Maternal and Child Health, Osteoporosis, Genetic Disorders, Stem Cell Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics and Reproductive Toxicology

Institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai for the award of Ph.D. degree in Applied Biology, Biochemistry, Life Sciences and Biotechnology

The institute invites applications from young and bright students for enrollment in Ph.D. programme

Who can apply?

Candidates with M.Sc. in Biological Sciences/ M.Pharm./ M.V.Sc. or M.B.B.S. (securing not less than 60% marks for general category candidates and not less than 55% for SC/ST candidates in all major examinations from higher secondary (10+2) onwards), and willing to take up challenges in modern biology through Ph.D. programme of the Institute may submit their application in the prescribed format

Candidates who have qualified in the Ph.D. entrance test conducted by the University of Mumbai or; qualified in the fellowship examination conducted by CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT only are eligible to apply

Age limit: Upper age limit is 28 years as on 13th September 2013 (the deadline for submission of application) and it is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped persons as well as women candidates as per Government of India rules in this regard

How to apply:

Application form available at the NIRRH website or should be duly filled and submitted online

Printed copy of the filled application form should be submitted along with a Demand Draft for Rs 300/- (no application fee for SC/ST/PH candidates provided they submit supporting document) drawn in favour of “Director, NIRRH Mumbai” to In-charge, Post Graduate Studies, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Jehangir Merwanji Street, Parel, Mumbai-400012, so as to reach on or before 13th September 2013

Envelope should be marked as “NIRRH Ph.D. 2013”

Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will be disqualified

Selection Procedure:

The names of the short listed candidates to be called for interview will be displayed on the NIRRH website along with date and time of interview (candidates have to note that individual letters regarding date and time of interview will not be sent)

The selected candidates, who have passed CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT exam will be preferred and avail fellowship as per the rules of these agencies

Other selected candidates will initially be paid Rs 8000/- per month for two years and encouraged to seek fellowship from other funding agencies

NIRRH reserves the right to change the minimum eligibility requirements in case of receipt of large number of applications

The decision of the Admission Committee will be final and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence will be treated as disqualification

No traveling allowance shall be provided by the Institute and outstation candidates appearing for interview should make their own arrangements for their stay in Mumbai

Limited Hostel facility is available for outstation women candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme

Last date for receipt of completed applications: 13th September, 2013


National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health  

(Indian Council of Medical Research)

Jehangir Merwanji Street, Parel, Mumbai-400012

Tel: 91-22-24192000 Fax: 91-22-24139412 Email: [email protected]



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